Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun Is Coming To Canada: Thai Police

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun Is Coming To Canada: Thai Police

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun Is Coming To Canada: Thai Police

She refused to meet with them.

The Department of Home Affairs is yet to confirm the reports.

Australian authorities are weighing a young Saudi woman's asylum claim at unusual speed, several lawyers and legal experts have told AFP, contrasting her high-profile plight with a normally-excruciatingly slow system.

Ms Qunun's desperate tweets ricocheted across social media with the #SaveRahaf hashtag drawing an outpouring of support but also the bile of some hardliners in her native country.

A Saudi woman has been given refugee status by the United Nations and is being considered for resettlement by the Australian government.

Miss al-Qunun's case has highlighted the cause of women's rights in Saudi Arabia.

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"If, for any reason, it doesn't work out with Australia, then UNHCR would say okay, we will take the file back and refer it to another country".

The immigration department chief in Thailand - where she has been staying while her claim is being weighed up - told CNN on Friday Ms Alqunun had been granted asylum in Australia. Thailand is ready to facilitate her travel to a country where she could be resettled, he added.

"The question we asked on air "How do you feel about the 18-year-old Saudi woman's decision to leave her family and religion?' was aimed at our listeners who had faced similar dilemmas in their own life regarding family and religion".

A UNHCR representative said "the process is still ongoing".

Alqunun arrived in Bangkok on a flight from Kuwait over the weekend, saying her family subjected her to physical and psychological abuse.

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, who is 18, arrived in Thailand on Saturday, but was initially denied entry.

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Some online users from Saudi Arabia have been critical of her actions. Under the kingdom's strict guardianship laws, adult women must obtain permission from a male guardian to travel overseas, marry or be released from prison.

Footage released by Thai immigration shows Abdulilah al-Shouaibi, Saudi embassy charge d'affaires in Bangkok, complaining in a meeting Tuesday with Gen Surachate that Ms Qunun's smartphone should have been confiscated. Dina Ali Lasloom ran away from her family after she was abused.

Despite having harnessed the power of Twitter to stave off deportation on Friday, she abruptly suspended her account, with friends saying she had received death threats.

"Another young Saudi girl - another genuine refugee - was dragged back from an airport to Saudi Arabia to a presumably frightful fate while trying to escape the country in 2017". He is obligated to do everything in his power to advocate, both privately and publicly, and to use the enormous leverage that football has, with the Bahrain government, his own government, he's a Bahrainian national, and also with the Thai government to release Hakeem.

"Labor has been supportive of the government's moves to consider humanitarian settlement in Australia given she has been found to be owed protection", Wong said.

It noted that Hakeem al-Araibi, a refugee and "torture survivor" from Bahrain granted residence in Australia, has been detained by Thailand since November awaiting a hearing on a Bahraini extradition request. It said her case had inspired millions and should remind people of the bravery and sacrifices of people who flee their native lands for safety.

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